Chinese developers create a clone of an Austrian town. Although there was some opposition, the town was completed just outside of Huizhou.
Google street view apps are helpful in the office and out. Adding a Google street view map to property listings is simple to do.
Atlantic Station has a new advisory board. The board will help improve Atlantic Station’s relationship within the community. The board includes business and civic leaders from the Atlanta area.
Business owners, and contractors, should be aware of two Georgia court cases. The results of the case will have an impact on worker’s compensations in the future.
Myrick Commercial Real Estate has joined with Bullock Mannelly Partners . Myrick will serve as the managing director for the land brokerage and investment banking group.
Several improvements are happening in midtown. Midtown Alliance Capital updates us on what is happening now.
According to National Real Estate Investor, the Top Lenders in Commercial Real Estate include Metlife and JP Morgan, with the number 1 lender being Wells Fargo. The ranking was created through an annual Top Lenders Survey.
Will Atlanta ever be a successful urban city? Lee Kolber of Curbed.com thinks that with time and deliberate careful planning, maybe.
What does a “smart city” look like? Check out this VIDEO to see how technology can help us in the future.
Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge gets help from Midtown Alliance. The Better Buildings Challenge is a national competition to encourage private companies to invest in making commercial buildings more efficient.
Pollution is not just a problem now. Back in the 1940’s , Pittsburgh had a severe pollution problem. Many steps had to be taken to clean the city up.
First, smart phones, and now smart cities? What is the Future of the City? How do emerging technologies change culture? This video is part of an ongoing series.
With the current crisis in the residential market, multifamily comes to the rescue.
More and more of our future population will live in cities. How do we prepare for this increase and how do we fight climate change? With 4,700 measures as a start.
Brookhaven’s redevelopment centers on creating a landscape that is not all automobiles. National tenants who have their own views on how to use space may derail Brookhaven’s Peachtree Dreams.
A city audit points to Atlanta Station’s success to show why stronger city control over redevelopment is beneficial. Read the full article HERE
The S&P has decided to revamp the CMBS rating system after being blocked from all new issue deals. Read what The CRE Review has to say about the changes HERE
Commercial Real Estate can “lift” your assets. New automated parking garages store your car using a mechanical lift. While they are still extremely new, Brandywine Realty lists why they can be advantageous. For the complete article, read HERE
To REIT or not to REIT, Brad Thomas shares his views on why he chooses not to own shares in REIT’s. Here are his four RULES
Cortland Partners acquires it’s 29th acquisition since mid-2010. Tuscan Apartments in Norcross has been purchased for $7M. The details of the sale can be found HERE